JK Rowling trolls Donald Trump’s ‘writing skills’ over tweet typo

05 July, 2018, 01:07 | Author: Sheila Harris
  • The POTUS is no stranger to public gaffes

Although, he altered the original tweet, it's unlikely that Trump's writing style or his claims about being a best-selling author will change.

JK Rowling has mocked Donald Trump on Twitter, pointing out an unfortunate typo in a tweet he posted to brag about his writing ability.

He's prone to putting his foot in it, and Donald Trump has been left red-faced once again after a tweet boasting about his spelling prowess has spectacularly backfired. "I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not because they should be capitalized!"

"The official account for Merriam-Webster Dictionary gave a tongue-in-cheek explanation the definitions for "pore" and "pore", adding in a cheeky third option: "'pore over" "to read or study very carefully" - "pour over" "to make expensive coffee" - "comb over' "to comb hair from the side of the head to cover the bald spot".

The president's tweets drew the attention of Rowling, who expressed her amusement in a series of tweets.

Before his critical "pour" tweet about the press, Trump initially tweeted that The Washington Post is "a discgrace to journalism, ' according to The Associated Press".

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The author wasn't the only one who found the president's typo amusing.

As fans of the Harry Potter writer know, she frequently likes to take shots at the president for a plethora of different reasons, from policy decisions all the way to incorrect spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

There are also question marks over how many books the former businessman has actually written.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary's Twitter account, which has been increasingly used to jab at Trump and his administration, also felt the need to point out the grammatical difference.

This isn't the first time that Rowling has made fun of Trump on social media.

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